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10th Round.

Updated on June 13, 2017

The right hook is essential.


Tenth Round.

©-2017-Matthew F. Blowers III

I enter the graphite

battle of my wits

led by my muses

to a white square

ring bound.


An Eberhard veteran

of many other documented

conflicts scheduled

Fist clenched

around a

sharpened spear

lead tipped

and ready to strike.


Staring down

my lifelong nemesis

a Rock 'em Sock 'em

mental blockhead

who has left me reeling

in so many

other untitled bouts

of split decisons.


He swings

with a strong left

leaving an

exclamation mark

on my chances

as my thoughts

are derailed

and desert me.


But I counter

with a pure write

Scrabbling furiously

over the dead space

between us

till he tumbles

much like a toddler's

first grasp of gravity.


Expired even

as I am inspired

Joyously I am hoisted

on the shouders

of success,

clutching my

latest prize.


A puga-list of

poetic pontifications

declaring me

the champion

of puns.

My punchline

direct and

to the point

is noted now

as a knockout!

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